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HISTORIC & ARTISTIC 4 BR, hot tub, mt views, patios, gardens, walk to town

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Large 4BR, 2 bath artists home, tastefully decorated. Sleeps 8

Located just a 12-minute walk from the center of Woodstock, our 1.8 acre property features a spacious, elegant, two-level 4 BR home, gorgeous gardens, mountain views, and bluestone patios. Owned and decorated by peace artist, Evelyne Pouget and writer/consultant, Mitch Ditkoff, the home is one of Woodstock's treasures. Suffused with light, exotic details, tuscan colors and comfortable furniture. The 3000 sq. ft. house is located on a quiet dead end lane just an easy walk from the center of town. The main features of the house are the beautiful living room with cathedral ceilings, skylights, ceiling fans, and fireplace, as well as four cozy bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and tons of charm. Original artwork on every wall. Wireless internet. Sleeps 8 comfortably. A great vacation place!

This is a wonderful property to enjoy family gatherings and reunions. The outdoor dining features are ideal.

In the center of Woodstock you will find shops, galleries, restaurants, a movie theater, and a Town Park, with playground, for children. And, in the summer, you can swim in the stream that flows through town. Many fabulous swimming holes and walking paths are nearby.

Many fun things to do and see in Woodstock in the Winter, too! We're just a half hour from great skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing at Hunter Mountain and Bellaire Ski Slopes!

FEATURES: Romantic, Luxury, Elegance, Walk to town, Private, Spacious, Quiet, Relaxing, WiFi, Gardens, Mountain views, hot tub, historic, vacation, Woodstock, views, patio, deck, flowers.

More Details

Property Manager
Christine Summers
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 4, 2017

About Christine Summers

I was born in Paris, France. From there I moved to Rome for 4 years, then to New York City where I lived for 25 years in the East Village. I’ve also traveled to a variety of exotic places: Nepal, India, Algeria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Jamaica, Mexico, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Sicily, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Panama, Laos, Vietnam, Turkey, and Bali. I have been all around the world and experienced many extraordinary places, but I’ve chosen to live in Woodstock and San Miguel de Allende -- both locations suffused with beauty, soul, and community.

Christine Summers purchased this house in 1994

Why Christine Summers chose Catskills

My husband and I fell in love with the house as soon as we entered the living room! It was magical. After two years of searching and seeing more than 100 homes for sale, we totally fell in love with 7 Wiley Lane -- the light, the views, the spacious living room, the peace and quiet, and the feeling of the house! It was a benevolent place to bring up our two children and experience some of the best years of our life.

The history of the land upon which our home is built is rich with art, music, creativity, and self-expression. The original owner of the property was the legendary Ruth Ingalls, a grand dame who turned what is now our home into a Creative Arts camp – a destinatin where Bob Dylan and many other locals sent their children to learn, grow, and experience.

Jimi Hendrix once lived across the street. So did Jimmy Cobb, the legendary drummer who played with Miles Davis. George Bellows, the great American painter lived on the next block. And today, the tradition continues. Within a five-minute drive are the homes and studios of more than 40 artists – many of whom will be happy to show you their work (if we give them just a bit of notice).

When friends come to visit, they don't want to leave, remarking again and again of how "at home" they feel here -- and how they rarely have as restful a night's sleep as they do when they are here.

We are not surprised. Woodstock is, indeed, a place to connect, enjoy, and experience.

What makes this house unique

Our home is situated on a quiet, picturesque, dead end lane just a 12-minute walk from the center of town of Woodstock -- an enchanting village with it's delightful cafes, restaurants, shopping, and conveniences. We find the location ideal. When we want our privacy, we have it. When we want community, it is just a short walk away. One of the things we love the most about our home is that it feels like a sanctuary -- with its beautiful gardens, mountain views, privacy, and places to lounge on our back deck and bluestone terraces. Original artwork is on every wall. Wireless internet in every room. Stereo system and hundreds of CDs. Two flatscreen TVs. Simply put, our home is a great vacation place -- a haven.. a fun family home away from home! Come and experience it. We wouldn't be all that surprised if you decide to move to Woodstock after staying here.

Amenities

Woodstock House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , private bedroom with lovely sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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HISTORIC & ARTISTIC 4 BR, hot tub, mt views, patios, gardens, walk to town
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
5

Wonderful place for a weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Blue Pearl and in Woodstock. Everything was perfect, easy to book, easy to get to, wonderful cottage, great location, a short pleasant walk into the village. Very comfortable and everything we needed was provided. A very relaxing and romantic place to stay. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Truly Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

This sweet cottage was pure delight. Everything about it was wonderful.....to the feeling of zen; designer sheets and comfortable bed to the fire pit! Even had a sweet bunny greet us every morning. Will definitely return in the fall!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Truly Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

When my fiancé and I first walked into the Blue Pearl we were in awe. Much bigger then we anticipated, we walked around taking in the sun shining from the skylights throughout the living room space and bedroom. (There is a shade for the skylight in the bedroom for those sensitive to sunlight in the AM). The kitchen was very cute and well equipped with anything you may need for a nice meal. It was nice to have different types of tea provided if you were in the mood for a cup on a cozy night or first thing in the morning. The bathroom has great hot water and the basic essentials you may need with fresh towels. We loved the small fireplace that was put in the cottage for ambience. There is good heating and AC in the cottage. Cd's and a small radio, chess, checkers and cards, books are provided for your down time. This place was very clean and the decor was like no other... It was a bit nippy outside for this time of year so we decided not to sit out front in the garden but we would love to when we come back! There are lots of shops near by which we loved and had a great time buying a few things. The people in the small town near by are very friendly. The restaurants near by have good food. A lot of organic ingredients which is always a plus for me! Overall we had a very relaxing stay and would love to revisit!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you A & C for choosing the Blue Pearl! We would love to welcome you back anytime. Warmest Wishes, Melissa
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5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

Upon arriving at a vacation destination , whether it be a house, cottage, cabin, hotel room, we usually do so with great anticipation. Opening the door to the Blue Pearl was like none other!. The cottage is warm, inviting, beautiful with the owners art work displayed and the unique lovely decor. Although it was cold for this time of year, each day we bundled up and enjoyed the view of overlook mountain from the front yard. Thank you for this great experience. We want to come again and will tell our relatives and friends about the Blue Pearl.

With warm regards,

Larry and Joan

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

AMAZING!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I had a marvelous stay at the Blue Pearl. The Blue Pearl truly lives up to its name "The Hidden Gem". It is located in a quiet, peaceful area surrounded by nature and its beautiful amenities. The interior is magnificent and shines all over. I would strongly recommend this rental to anyone who is interested in a unique and one of a kind experience. Thank you!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Like a museum

  • 5 of 5

It's 3:00 in the afternoon. We planned to visit the monastery, Roosevelt's library, and take a walk through the charming town, but we're still here at the Blue Pearl! There was no place else we would rather be. The elegance of the decor was museum quality, indeed, with Evelyne's art work throughout the cottage,, it was a museum. And not just the paintings and photographs - as she explained when we arrived, this cottage was her 3 dimensional canvas. Comfort, elegance, beauty await you at the Blue Pearl. If this sounds like an advertisement, that's the kind of spell this place casts on you. It's been a week since our visit and we are still glowing.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Stewart Airport or Albany Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Landau Grill
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Woodstock
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Rhinecliff
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
NYS Thruway (Rt 87), Exit 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Oriole9, Garden Cafe, Yumyum, Joshua, Ciccina,....
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Windham, Belleayre, and Hunter Mountains
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Saugerties
Nearest Point of Interest
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Nearest Point of Interest
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Nearest Point of Interest
KTD Tibetan Buddhist Monastery
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $500

* There is a $25 per night fee / per additional person above 6 guests.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS ~ 30 notice is required for cancellation. Reservations are refundable if notice is given more than 30 days prior, less a $50. or 5% cancel fee, whichever is greater. Cancellations that are made less than 30 days of the arrival date forfeit the full advance payment. Cancellation or early departure does not warrant any refund.
RATES include all utilities and amenities,

CLEANING FEES: Rates vary $250-$350. by length of stay and number of guests. Total cleaning fee may vary from quote based on your booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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